Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Scores of condos go up in smoke in affluent Colorado city

DENVER, Colorado -- Some 83 high-end condominium units were torched in a massive blaze early Tuesday morning in the affluent ...

New York State Department of Health reviewing upstate hospitals merger

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- A proposed merger between two hospital systems in upstate New York has some residents and healthcare advocates ...

Nevada and 19 other states protesting new federal banking guidelines

CARSON CITY, Nevada -- Twenty state Attorneys General, including Aaron Ford from Nevada, are slamming proposed new federal banking guidelines ...

South Dakota families learn abuse of kids leading to shorter lifespans

PIERRE, South Dakota -- A new study links premature deaths in adulthood with people who experience abuse as children, and ...

Advocate group in Maine presses Congress on domestic abuse legislation

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Advocates for ending domestic violence are urging Congress to renew the Violence Against Women Act and other ...

Vulnerable communities in Montana could be hit by voting restrictions

HELENA, Montana -- A new law in Montana, which its backers say was designed to cut down on fraud, could ...

EPA and Congress working to combat PFAS air pollution

SACRAMENTO, California -- This week, both Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are taking action to combat a class ...

Colorado labor organizers concerned about U.S. Postal Service changes

BOULDER, Colorado -- Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some Colorado labor organizers ...

Public redistricting and hearing rally to be staged in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Demands for fair maps and a transparent congressional redistricting process are getting louder in Ohio.Despite a looming ...

Hearings on Michigan political maps to get underway

DETROIT, Michigan -- The first of five public hearings on the latest drafts of Michigan's new voting district maps takes ...

Minnesota health experts warn of complacency towards flu

ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Parts of Minnesota are still seeing a COVID-19 surge, with the flu season also taking shape. ...

Easier healthcare access for Connecticut's 200,000 military veterans

HARTFORD, Connecticut -- There are more than 200,000 military veterans in Connecticut, and a new tool aims to make it ...

Renewable-energy advocates in North Dakota hoping for more federal aid

BELCOURT, North Dakota -- Renewable-energy advocates in North Dakota are hoping for more federal support to advance projects, after a ...

New political maps to be submitted to Iowa Legislature this week

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Going into the current redistricting cycle, Iowa was lauded for its nonpartisan process, but as new ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

Covid deaths in Wisconsin nursing homes double in last 4 weeks

MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin is seeing similar COVID-19 patterns in long-term care facilities compared to the fall of last year. ...

Public locked out as Florida lawmakers redraw political boundaries

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - When it comes to Florida's once-a-decade process of redrawing political boundaries, known as redistricting, both House and ...

Northern Connecticut town buys tobacco farm where MLK worked

SIMSBURY, Connecticut - A northern Connecticut town now owns a former tobacco farm where Martin Luther King Jr. spent some ...

Man in 20s with Covid calls on fellow Kentuckians to get vaccinated

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Marshall County resident Ethan Koeler said he was skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccine. Then the 29-year-old contracted ...

Massachusetts postal workers oppose restructuring of services

WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Post offices across Massachusetts and the nation are implementing service changes in an effort by the agency ...

Not to be outdone by Covid, Minnesota public urged to get flu shots

ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Parts of Minnesota are still seeing a COVID-19 surge, with the flu season also taking shape. ...

Many in Colorado accessing healthcare by phone and Zoom

DENVER, Colorado - The use of telehealth services - a combination of telephone, video, and other online tools - peaked ...

Pennsylvania supporting groups encouraging vaccination

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania hit a milestone last week with 70% of adults fully vaccinated - but there's still work ...

LGBTQ community in Illinois laments domestic violence victims

BLOOMINGTON, Illinois. - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and advocates want to shed more light on how Lesbian, ...

Most Virginians want better quality nursing home care

RICHMOND, Virginia - With COVID revealing deep-seated problems in the nation's long-term care system, a new report shows most Virginia ...

North Carolina is fifth-largest wood-product manufacturer in U.S

HIGH POINT, N.C. - The National Wildlife Federation and Sustainable Furnishings Council have released the latest list of furniture retailers ...

U.S. Postal Service is not a business, says Michigan postal union

LANSING, Micigan. - Post offices across Michigan and the nation are implementing service changes in an effort by the agency ...

To reduce disease, US seeks reduction in consumer salt use

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established new guidelines to help cut salt levels contained ...

Rhode Island wants public input into ten year charter for future

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island Following 13 virtual community conversations on key priority areas such as education, workforce, and children and family ...

Falcons eye .500 against beleaguered Dolphins

Every time Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has faced the Dolphins, Miami has had a different player at his position. ...

Thriving Carson Wentz leads Colts into San Francisco

Carson Wentz is proving to be a difference-maker for the Indianapolis Colts just as coach Frank Reich forecasted. The former ...

Packers look to light up Washington's NFL-worst defense

After scoring the clinching touchdown in a Week 6 win over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field, Green Bay Packers ...

US couple plead not guilty to espionage, alleged sale of nuclear submarine info: Reports

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): A couple charged with espionage for the alleged sale of classified nuclear submarine intelligence to ...

Canucks, Blackhawks strive for complete efforts

In hockey, coaches and players often talk about playing a 60-minute game. The Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks, who will ...

Braves scratch RH Huascar Ynoa for Game 4, replace him on NLCS roster

Hours before he was scheduled to start Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday, Atlanta Braves right-handed ...

Seahawks claim former UW QB Jacob Eason off waivers

The Seattle Seahawks claimed quarterback Jacob Eason off waivers Wednesday, one day after he was let go by the Indianapolis ...

Heat open season against champion Bucks

Somewhere between confident and optimistic -- that's where the Miami Heat's collective mindset resides as the franchise gets set to ...

Ravens battle upstart Bengals for AFC North supremacy

First place in the AFC North will be on the line when the Baltimore Ravens host the Cincinnati Bengals on ...

Jimmy Garoppolo on track to start for 49ers, Trey Lance unlikely

The San Francisco 49ers are expecting to have Jimmy Garoppolo behind center when they host the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday ...

Rangers, Predators find their footing ahead of matchup

Thanks to stellar goaltending, the New York Rangers survived two games in Canada despite a wide shot disparity. While the ...

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Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

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